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53 min ago | Post-gazette.com

US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

The stock market had its worst one-day drop since February, driven down by a confluence of worries, from weak company earnings to the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial Machines, Kennametal, Computers, Black Box Network Services, Black Box, LB Foster, Federated Investors, Financial Services, Investment Services

Thu Jul 31, 2014

News Times

Wheelabrator sold to private equity firm for $1.9 billion

Overhead crane operator Luis Rullan guides a giant claw to pick up trash at Wheelabrator's Bridgeport Resco waste-to-energy plant in Bridgeport, Conn.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Environmental

Benzinga

Dow Suffers 300 Point Drop; S&P 500 And NASDAQ Also Tumble

Unable to reach a last-minute settlement, Argentina defaulted on its debt obligations.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, 3D Systems, Electronics, Software, Restaurant Management, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cleveland Cliffs, Mining, L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom, L-3 Communications, Open Text

Business Journal

RTI researcher: Behavioral science could help secure the border

A researcher at Research Triangle Park-based RTI International thinks so. RTI researcher Joseph Eyerman spoke before members of a congressional subcommittee about the role technology could play on securing the border - a hot-button issue as immigration continues to dominate headlines nationwide.

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Related Topix: RTI International Metals, Industrial Machines, Research Triangle Park, NC

Crain's Cleveland Business

Chart Industries Inc. lowers its sales and earnings guidance for 2014

Chart Industries Inc. has again lowered its sales and earnings guidance for 2014.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Chart Industries, Garfield Heights, OH

WFIE-TV Evansville

New jobs coming to Henderson Co. with Century Aluminum smelter expansion

Century Aluminum announced Thursday that it is investing $3 million in an expansion of their Sebree aluminum smelter, located in Henderson County.

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Related Topix: Century Aluminum, Mining, Kentucky

Sys-Con Media

Showa Denko to Acquire Air Products' High-Purity Chlorine Business in Taiwan

To Strengthen Special Material Gas Business by Transfer from Air Products San Fu, Taiwan Tokyo, July 31, 2014 - - Showa Denko K.K. has decided to acquire a high-purity chlorine business in Taiwan, in order to strengthen its special material gas business.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Air Products and Chemicals, Chemicals, Mining, Showa Denko KK

Seeking Alpha

Q2 Earnings Preview: Molycorp Could Lose $180MM - $200MM, And That's The Upside Case

A potential net loss of $180 million to $200 million could send bulls running for cover.

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Related Topix: Molycorp, Mining

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Air Lease: Excellent Long Term Growth Potential

The company is benefiting from strong growth trends in the industry and is expected to double its fleet size in the next six to seven years.

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Related Topix: Alcan, Mining

Sys-Con Media

North American Palladium Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Update on Exploration

North American Palladium Ltd. today announced the operating, development, exploration and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 .

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Related Topix: North American Palladium, Mining

Resource Investing News

Casablanca Capital Claiming Victory in Cliffs Natural Resources Dispute

Mineweb reported today that fund manager Casablanca Capital has stated that its six nominees have been elected to the board of directors of Cliffs Natural Resources .

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining

AmericanBankingNews.com

North American Palladium (PAL) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.01 EPS

North American Palladium posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of by $0.01, AnalystRatings.NET reports.

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Related Topix: North American Palladium, Mining

Seeking Alpha

Molycorp: Worst Fears Materializing As China Plans Challenge To Expiry Of Neo Patents

Chinese exports could negatively affect the price of Neo and with it, Molycorp's turnaround efforts.

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Related Topix: Mining, Molycorp, Apple, Startups, Toyota Motor, Automakers, SanDisk, Semiconductors, Micron Technology, Electronics

Bloomberg

Rio's Turquoise Hill Unit to Sell 29.95% of Coal Miner SouthGobi

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. , the Mongolian coal miner controlled by Rio Tinto Group, agreed to sell 29.95 percent of SouthGobi Resources Ltd. for C$25.5 million .

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Related Topix: Rio Tinto Group, Mining

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Forbes.com

Daily Dividend Report: IBM, EXC, WYNN, ENR, CLF, VLO, CR, DK

Exelon Corporation declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share on Exelon's common stock.

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Related Topix: Energy, Exelon, Energizer HLDGS, Electronics, Cleveland Cliffs, Mining, Financial Markets

Alabama Live

Alabama 'very attractive' as Southeast gains attention from international businesses and manufacturers

Business leaders who call Alabama home know how much the state has to offer in terms of economic development potential.

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Related Topix: Carpenter Technology, Steel, US Governors, Robert Bentley

Northern Ontario Business

The end of Cliffs in the Ring of Fire?

A New York hedge fund proclaims it's won a bitter proxy fight with Cliffs Natural Resources to achieve majority control of the Ohio iron ore and coal miner's board of directors.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

For the second qua... )--Crossbar, Inc., a start-up company pioneering a new category of very high capacity and high-performance non-volatile memory, will feature its RRAM technology a... )--Ryder System, Inc. , a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain management solutions, today announced the launch of its new "Keep It Cool" ... (more)

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Related Topix: Affiliated Managers Group, Financial Services, Investment Services, Media, PCS Research Technology, IT Services, Registercom, Computers, Polaris Inds, United Bankshares, Banking, Carpenter Technology, Steel

Bradenton.com

Waste Management selling subsidiary for $1.94B

It is selling Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., which owns or runs 17 waste-to-energy facilities and four independent power-producing plants in the U.S. The business also has four ash monofill landfills, three transfer stations and an ongoing development and construction project in the U.K. Wheelabrator's 2013 revenue totaled about $845 million.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Bradenton, FL

B3C

SDK and BIA Separations Expanding Their Co-operation

BIA Separations GmbH and its co-owner and trusted business partner Showa Denko K. K. decided to facilitate the access and secure the long term supply of the BIA Separations products and their applications in the following counties: Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, North Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mining, Showa Denko KK, Oceania, Micronesia

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